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Lightweight Rowers Garner Seven IRA All-Academic Nods

Mids finished fifth overall at 2017 IRA National Championship


Lightweight V4+ Crew Wins National Title

Mids finish fifth in team standings; V8 ranked seventh overall


Lightweight Rowing Program Takes Home Four Medals at 2017 Eastern Sprints

4V8, 5V8 and 6V8 teams finish first in respective events


No. 5 Lightweights Win 1919 Points Trophy Against No. 6 Penn

Mids win four of five races; Quakers retain Callow Cup


Navy Lightweight Rowing Team Knocks Off Defending National Champion Columbia

The two teams raced on the Severn River

At Navy
2016 - Member of the second varsity eight crew from the start of the season and raced in seven competitions, including the Eastern Sprints

Prior to Navy
Competed on the swim and water polo teams at Penn Charter School earning seven combined varsity letters; four with swimming and three with water polo ... Earned All-League honors in 2014 and 2015 as a swimmer ... Served as team captain for the 2015 swim program ... Won InterAC League championships in 2012-15, as well as the 2015 Eastern Championship with water polo ... Recruited to swim at both Cornell and Penn

Son of Michael and Cynthia ... Both parents were D1 collegiate athletes as his father was a four-year gymnast at Penn and his mother swam at Villanova for four years ... His older sister Cathryn has competed with the cross country and track & field teams at Middlebury from 2014-17
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